A noun meaning “shadow of trees”, derived from root ᴹ√DAY “shadow” and marked as identical in both the Ilkorin and Doriathrin dialects (Ety/DAY). Its primitive form was probably ✱✶dair- ending in some final vowel, now lost; Helge Fauskanger suggested it might be ✱✶dairē (AL-Ilkorin/dair, AL-Doriathrin/dair).
noun. shadow of trees
- ᴹ√DAY “shadow” ✧ Ety/DAY
- Ilk. Dairon ✧ Ety/DAY
Development Stages Sources ᴹ√DAY > dair [dair] ✧ Ety/DAY